Sale 167 Lot 170
Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy ... Recomposed, and Greatly Enlarged ... by the Celebrated M. Montucla. London: Printed for G. Kearsley, 1803.
4 vols. 8vo, full marbled calf restored retaining original spines and edges of boards, spines gilt-tooled in compartments with gilt-lettered red leather spine labels. Complete with 97 plates on 96 sheets. Bookplate Samuel Hart tipped in front pastedowns. Rubbing to edges of spine and general shelfwear to boards, with some loss at the corners; some intermittent brown spots and light foxing; renewed endpapers; bookplate tipped in front pastedowns; title pages clipped at top and restored; front board detached vol. 4.
Estimate $ 600-800
Property from the Private Library of Dr. Simon G. Stein II, Muscatine, Iowa